Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has two computer software engineering schools within its city limits. Pima Community College, the highest ranked school in the city with a computer software engineering program, has a total student population of 35,880. It is the 4974th highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about computer software engineering programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of computer software engineering professors at Pima Community College such as Reza Amirichimeh, Juan Cuadra, Michael Do, Cecilio Flores, George Haines, and Mohammad Mahmoud.
Computer Software Engineering students from Tucson schools who go on to become computer software engineers, software engineers, software developers, game software developers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,500 people working as computer software engineers, applications alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,170. Also, Computer software engineers, systems software make on average $96,620 per year and there are about 385,200 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tucson area alone, there are 2,890 employed computer software engineers, systems software earning an average salary of $85,190. Computer software engineers, applications in this area earn $89,080/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 3 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by computer software engineers, applications, and 8/1000 are held by computer software engineers, systems software.
Of the 2 computer software engineering schools in Tucson, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Tucson comes out as the most expensive ($22,755/yr) for computer software engineering students, with Pima Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,259/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|